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Not Another Business Show
Mar 16, 2017 Unusual Comms
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As part of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce QLD 10 year anniversary they are hosting Dr Steve Maraboli at a one day event at the USQ campus in Springfield. Dr Steve Maraboli is a life-changing Speaker, bestselling Author, and Behavioral Scientist who lends his popular voice to various topics. Dubbed by Inc. Magazine as, "The Most Quoted Man Alive," his empowering [...] The post Dr Steve Maraboli ~ Empty Your Cup appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Mar 15, 2017 Unusual Comms
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As part of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce QLD 10 year anniversary they are hosting Dr Steve Maraboli at a one day event at the USQ campus in Springfield. Dr Steve Maraboli is a life-changing Speaker, bestselling Author, and Behavioral Scientist who lends his popular voice to various topics. Dubbed by Inc. Magazine as, "The Most Quoted Man Alive," his empowering [...] The post Dr Steve Maraboli ~ What You Can Expect At The One Day Event appeared first on Unusual...
Not Another Business Show
Mar 14, 2017 Unusual Comms
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As part of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce QLD 10 year anniversary they are hosting Dr Steve Maraboli at a one day event at the USQ campus in Springfield. Dr Steve Maraboli is a life-changing Speaker, bestselling Author, and Behavioral Scientist who lends his popular voice to various topics. Dubbed by Inc. Magazine as, "The Most Quoted Man Alive," his empowering [...] The post Who Is Dr Steve Maraboli appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Mar 12, 2017 Unusual Comms
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As part of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce QLD 10 year anniversary they are hosting Dr Steve Maraboli at a one day event at the USQ campus in Springfield. Dr Steve Maraboli is a life-changing Speaker, bestselling Author, and Behavioral Scientist who lends his popular voice to various topics. Dubbed by Inc. Magazine as, "The Most Quoted Man Alive," [...] The post Building a Community with Dr Steve Maraboli appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Aug 23, 2016 Unusual Comms
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I grew up behind the counter of a general store, the child of self employed parents. I was put to work before and after school, we took no family holidays and we struggled to find 30 minutes of peace to eat dinner together. Any child who grew up in a family business will understand that [...] The post Family Business appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Aug 2, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Continuing our theme of women in business today we talk with 2 interesting females from the Northern Hemisphere.   Ling Wong describes herself as a business coach with nuances. With a background in architecture and having worked in a New York ad agency Ling enjoys combining her intuition and creative abilities with her love of [...] The post Women in Business Pt 3 appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Jul 26, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Last week we took a look at female entrepreneurs and the unique challenges facing their entry into the world of business ownership.   This week we continue the conversation with another 2 formidable female entrepreneurs. This time though we speak with 2 women that have started businesses that are outside what could be considered the [...] The post Women in business... Part 2 appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Jul 19, 2016 Unusual Comms
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The Australian Bureau of Statistics indicate that 34% of all business operators in Australia are now female. With this number growing by a whopping 46% over the last 20 years. This week I chat with 3 female business owners about some of the challenges that face females in business today. We talk self sabotage with [...] The post Women in Business appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Jul 12, 2016 Unusual Comms
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In this 2 part bonus episode to welcome in Season 3 we are looking at mental health awareness for the small business owner. The post Walking with the black dog Pt2 appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Jul 5, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Welcome back to the start of Season 3, I hope you enjoyed the couple of week break and managed to catch up on a bunch of your other favourite podcasts. It struck me when I was putting together topics for this season that we have seen our audience grow around the world over the last [...] The post Walking with the black dog Pt1 appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Jun 13, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Well here we are at the end of season 2. In reviewing the season I began to butt up against some self limiting 'imposter syndrome' beliefs. So I figured what better place to end the season than talking about a topic that had made me uncomfortable in my own business for the past couple of [...] The post Imposter Syndrome appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Jun 7, 2016 Unusual Comms
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As the final episode for Season 2 draws upon us I wanted to spend time on a topic that I've had a number of people ask me to cover.   What you need to know if your business is seeking investment.   We have some great guests this week offering the expert and unique opinion [...] The post Show me the money appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
May 31, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Wow, Episode 18 already, only 2 more episodes remaining in the season! I had such great feedback after showcasing just 2 guests last week that I decided to replicate the model this week. Maria Pomella quit her corporate job just 18 months ago and set about starting her own online store. Discovering that around 70% [...] The post Creating An Online Business and Solving Money Blocks appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
May 24, 2016 Unusual Comms
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We're mixing things up a bit this week. I have spoken to hundreds of small business owners and entrepreneurs over the past 18 months, all of whom have interesting stories and nuggets of gold to share. Occasionally though I speak with people whose stories don't quite "fit in" to the regular kind of small business [...] The post 2 People 1 Message... Passion appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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May 17, 2016 Unusual Comms
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There is no denying people management is a big topic for any business owner. In part 2 of our "All about the people" we identify what a 2%er might look like in your business, how to sniff them out and what to do with them once you've identified them. My guests also discuss the real [...] The post It's all about the people... Part 2 appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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May 10, 2016 Unusual Comms
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As a business owner managing your team can be one of the biggest challenges facing you. When to put staff on, who to put on and how to manage their performance is not something that comes naturally to a lot of small business owners.   This week in the first of a two part episode [...] The post It's all about the people appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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May 3, 2016 Unusual Comms
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If you want to play in the mainstream media pool you have to play by the journalists rules, and that means knowing how to approach the media and how to write a press release.   Following on from last week's episode in which we discovered all the reasons you need to be generating publicity for [...] The post Time to release the media appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Apr 26, 2016 Unusual Comms
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You are who Google says you are. It's every business owners aim to have your business listed on page one of Google's search results, and to be a business that people have heard of for all the right reasons. In order to get that to happen you need to engage in some public relations for [...] The post Get into the PR groove appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Apr 19, 2016 Unusual Comms
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When life gives you lemons do you make lemonade, drink tequila or do you retreat to your cave to lick your wounds and recover.   Today we hear from 3 very different guests all of whom have overcome great adversity in their business lives. Two were impacted by 'acts of God' which then led to [...] The post When life gives you lemons appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Apr 12, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Networking. Some people are naturals, others want to run away at the thought. But, can you stack the odds of successful networking in your favour? Of course you can and this week that's exactly what we are going to talk about.   What are things you should avoid when you're attending networking events and how [...] The post Networking ~ it's quality over quantity that counts appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Apr 5, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Simon Sinek suggested in his book "Start With Why" that people don't buy what you do, they buy why you do it.   This simple statement and the accompanying Ted Talk around his 'golden circle' formula is the basis for today's conversation. His whole premise sent me into an almost tailspin of manic proportions trying [...] The post Tell me why appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Mar 29, 2016 Unusual Comms
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In the words of Guy Kawasaki "Starting your book is only the first five miles of a twenty-six-mile marathon that's one-third of a triathlon (authoring, publishing, and entrepreneuring)." Seems more and more entrepreneurs are putting pen to paper as a way of building their credibility within their industry.   So this week we take a [...] The post Should you write a book? appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Mar 22, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Ever wondered whether your business should be finding a niche? An area of your business or industry that you can absolutely dominate and become the 'go to' person for your clients. That's the topic up for discussion this week. My guests and I talk about what a niche actually is, what it can do for [...] The post Niching ~ When size really does matter appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Mar 15, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Welcome to Season 2 Episode 7 of "Not Another Business Show". This week is our first ever 'minisode' as I've spent the early part of this week hanging out at the real estate marketing Armageddon conference. 3 days of full on, business changing information with an amazing line up of speakers, including the one and [...] The post Business ownership ~ the loneliest journey appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Mar 8, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Buckminster Fuller calls it the Critical Path, all the little twists and turns our lives take to get us to where we are right now. Seems that for an entrepreneur these twists and turns feel more like roller coasters, with unexpected loops thrown in for good measure. It takes a certain kind of person to [...] The post Broken Phones Make Girls Cry ~ The Life Of An Entrepreneur appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Mar 1, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Pitching... It's not just a baseball reference. Seems everywhere you turn in the business world these days someone is talking about pitching. Social pitches, sales pitches, media pitches, investor pitches, so many different styles of pitches. But what do they all mean?   What do we need to know in order to create a compelling [...] The post Pitch Perfect appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Feb 23, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Let's face it when you're a business owner not everyday is filled with sunshine and roses, somedays it can feel like a truck full of fertiliser and thunderstorms. How you handle all the ups and downs of business ownership can be a lonely journey. This week our guests share some of their personal 'stories from [...] The post Tales from the Trenches appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Feb 16, 2016 Unusual Comms
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This week on Not Another Business Show we talk content marketing.   Often mistaken as 'just' blogging, it actually encompases every piece of material your business puts out in the public domain. From your website and brochures to articles, podcasts or videos.   Today the masters in content marketing share with us how you create [...] The post Content Marketing appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Feb 9, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Personal branding is a topic that is gaining traction amongst small business owners. The need to differentiate ourselves from our business is the topic of today's show. I invite a personal branding expert, media expert and a professional headshot photographer to all weigh in on the reasons why as small business owners we need to take [...] The post Creating your personal brand appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Feb 2, 2016 Unusual Comms
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Welcome back to Episode 1, Season 2 of Not Another Business Show. Hope you have all had a great start to your 2016. For our first episode back the guests and I talk through different ways you can plan to make 2016 your most successful year yet. There is plenty of gold throughout the episode [...] The post Planning for success appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Oct 27, 2015 Unusual Comms
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This is part 2 of our behind the scenes look at mental health awareness and the small business owner. If you haven't heard part 1, stop now and listen to that one first. This week we talk about various things to try when you are walking with the 'black dog' from getting outside, to breathing, meditation and [...] The post I Tell Myself It's Just A Blue Day (Part 2) appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Oct 20, 2015 Unusual Comms
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According to a recent report conducted by Price Waterhouse Coopers mental health conditions are costing Australian business approximately $10.9 billion per year. But what are the costs to small business owners in Australia? We've spoken in previous episodes of all the reasons why being in business for yourself can be a good thing, now it's time to [...] The post I Tell Myself It's Just A Blue Day (Part 1) appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Oct 13, 2015 Unusual Comms
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According to a market survey conducted by IBIS World in June 2015 they released that business coaching was worth 12 billion dollars per year to the American market. In Australia at last census there were over 4000 business coaches registered, there is no doubt that business coaching is a growing industry, and, it's big business. Sometime throughout [...] The post Not All Coaches Are Created Equal appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Oct 6, 2015 Unusual Comms
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Ever wondered how you can access all of the gold within the LinkedIn platform? LinkedIn can be used as a lead strategy, to find media contacts, create partnerships, find new team members and even strengthen relationships with your clients. So this week we dive head first in to all of the good stuff that LinkedIn [...] The post Linkedin Double Header Pt 2 appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Sep 29, 2015 Unusual Comms
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Linkedin, quite possibly the most under utilised tool in the small business owners arsenal. As of the end of July this year best esstimates said that Linkedin had over 380 million users world wide. With around 6 million of those being Australian profiles. There are 2 new members joining every second and 49% of key decision [...] The post Linkedin Double Header Pt 1 appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Sep 22, 2015 Unusual Comms
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The final part in our technology trilogy is all about digital marketing. Does digital marketing differ from a regular marketing strategy? What do you need to know when considering your online strategy? Gear up to learn all you need to know about online ecosystems, ascending transaction models, landing pages and social media strategies. A big [...] The post Digital Marketing appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Sep 15, 2015 Unusual Comms
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We're back for part 2 of our technology conversation. If you haven't listened to last weeks episode on cloud computing then stop, rewind one week and listen to that episode first. This time round our IT boffins share their thoughts on security, back up's, internet connectivity and I even get to find out what the [...] The post Are You Compromising Yourself In The Cloud appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Sep 8, 2015 Unusual Comms
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They say video killed the radio star but what impact has technology had on small business? In our first ever three part show we are taking a dive into the technology pool. How has technology impacted us? What is this cloud thing anyway? and how can I maximise technology across my business. Join the experts [...] The post Why Clouds Can Be A Good Thing appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Sep 1, 2015 Unusual Comms
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Zig Zilar once said " The only thing worse than training staff and having them leave, is NOT training them and having them stay" So this week we embrace the topic of training your team. Should you train them? What should you train them in? How do you train them? Do you train them yourself [...] The post soft skills... hard skills.... training skills it's all common sense appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Aug 25, 2015 Unusual Comms
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"If you think hiring professionals is expensive, try hiring amateurs" At some point every business owner asks themselves if it's time to add a staff member to the business. The path to finding good people can be fraught with hurdles, so today we pull apart everything you need to know before you put a staff [...] The post Finding Good People appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Aug 17, 2015 Unusual Comms
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Stress is something we live with as business owners. But how we handle our stress can impact not only our business, but our relationships, and ultimately it can affect our own health and wellbeing. Get some practical strategies straight from our experts on how we can identify stress, and what are some ways that we [...] The post Under Pressure appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Aug 10, 2015 Unusual Comms
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Changes... It was enough to make David Bowie stutter. How do we cope with change in our business? Do we read the trends emerging in our industry? Do we follow what our customers are asking from us? Or, like a lot of business owners do we get caught up (as Andrew Griffiths likes to call [...] The post The Only Thing That's Constant Is Change appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Aug 3, 2015 Unusual Comms
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Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations... The whole topic can be enough to cause business owners to 'duck and cover'. This week the experts and I look at traditional and non traditional ways to market your business. What works for some businesses may not work for others. So listen in as we explore the value [...] The post Good Old Fashioned Marketing appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Jul 27, 2015 Unusual Comms
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Author Jim Rohn said "You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with." This quote formed the basis of my conversation with this weeks experts. We discuss everything from how to attract a mentor and why you should have a mentor. The value of accountability groups along with the importance [...] The post It's Not What You Know, It's Who You Associate With appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Jul 19, 2015 Unusual Comms
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Customers, the lifeblood of any business. But where do we find them? Are there things that we can put in place that can help our business put it's best foot forward? How can we really get an intimate understanding of our customers? These are the things our experts discuss this week, and offer practical strategies [...] The post Finding Customers appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Jul 14, 2015 Unusual Comms
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Stephen Covey in his book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" talks about "Beginning with the end in mind". This week we explore what this principle means to small business owners. we pull it apart and examine it from various angles including how can it assist us with a business structure and goal setting. [...] The post Beginning With The End In Mind appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Jul 14, 2015 Unusual Comms
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Ever wondered what it takes to start a business? What about what makes an entrepreneur an entrepreneur? What are the kinds of things you should be asking before going into business for yourself?   Our panel of experts this week will give you the low down on the things you need to consider when you [...] The post Start Up appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Jul 14, 2015 Unusual Comms
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Time, once spent we never get it back.   As business owners it can be our greatest frustration. Where does our time go? Where should we be putting our time? Is there really such a thing as a work / life balance? Our experts look at ways we can maximise our time this week. We [...] The post Time Management appeared first on Unusual Communications.
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Jul 14, 2015 Unusual Comms
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The subject of branding is one that causes a great deal of angst for small business owners. With everything that we have to consider as business owners, do we really need to be worried about how branding could affect our business? What does branding even mean for a small business? How do we go about [...] The post Branding Your Business appeared first on Unusual Communications.
Not Another Business Show
Jul 11, 2015 Unusual Comms
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Welcome to episode 1 of "Not Another Business Show" a show by small business owners, for small business owners. Inspiring you to think smart, not small. This week I give you the low down on what you can expect from the show including the types of topics we will discuss. You also get the opportunity [...] The post Meet The Experts appeared first on Unusual Communications.